Residents and Fellows

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine


  • Pakala, Keerti, M.D. (PGY3): Internal Medicine (Primary Care Track)

    Keerti Pakala M.D. Primary Care Track
    Keerti Pakala M.D. (PGY3)

    • Medical School: Osmania medical college, Hyderabad, India
    • Hometown: Hyderabad, India
    • Career Goals: Primary care
    • Hobbies: Spending quality time with family and friends, cooking, watching tennis, traveling and gardening

    Department of Internal Medicine

  • Parafianowicz, Pawel, M.D. (PGY1): Internal Medicine

    Pawel ParafianowiczPawel Parafianowicz M.D. (PGY1)

    • Medical School: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
    • Hometown: Las Vegas
    • Career Goals: academic medicine
    • Hobbies: sleeping, traveling, cruising, ethnic cuisines, swimming, teaching

    Department of Internal Medicine

  • Park, Paul, M.D. (PGY2): Internal Medicine

    Paul Park M.D.Paul Park M.D. (PGY2)

    • Medical School: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
    • Hometown: Reno, Nevada
    • Career Goals: Currently undecided but has Interests in functional and preventative medicine
    • Hobbies: Cycling, hiking, skiing, and CrossFit.

    Department of Internal Medicine

  • Parmar, Rajeshwar, M.D. (PGY2): Internal Medicine

    Rajeshwar Parmar M.D.Rajeshwar Parmar M.D. (PGY2)

    • Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
    • Hometown: Toronto, Canada
    • Career Goals: Hospitalist with a possible Hospice and Palliative Care fellowship
    • Hobbies: Working out, playing/watching sports, watching movies, bragging about Canada

    Department of Internal Medicine

  • Patel, Swapna, M.D. (PGY3): Internal Medicine

    Swapna PatelSwapna Patel M.D. (PGY3)

    • Medical School: Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences
    • Hometown: Bellary, Karnataka, India
    • Career Goals: Hospitalist
    • Hobbies: Painting, Cooking

    Department of Internal Medicine

  • Phoo, Wut Yi, M.D. (PGY2): Internal Medicine

    Wut Yi Phoo M.D.Wut Yi Phoo M.D. (PGY2)

    • Medical School: University of Medicine 1, Yangon
    • Hometown: Yangon, Myanmar
    • Career Goals: Hospitalist and also considering Fellowship after the Residency 
    • Hobbies: Yoga, Meditation, Happy Hours With Friends & Family, Reading Psychological Thriller Novels.

    Department of Internal Medicine

  • Pinto, Steven, M.D. (PGY1): Internal Medicine

    Steven PintoSteven Pinto M.D. (PGY1)

    • Medical School: St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, India
    • Hometown: Bombay, India
    • Career Goals: Fellowship in Infectious Diseases / Rheumatology / Endocrinology / Geriatrics or Hospitalist medicine / Primary Care
    • Hobbies: Exploring my surroundings, hanging with friends, trying out new cuisine, cooking, reading, sleeping, playing really amateur guitar, fishing, long drives with music

    Department of Internal Medicine

  • Pisipati, Sailaja, M.D., F.R.C.S (PGY2): Internal Medicine

    Sailaja Pisipati M.D., F.R.C.SSailaja Pisipati M.D., F.R.C.S (PGY2)

    • Medical School: Andhra Medical College
    • Hometown: Fort Collins, CO
    • Career Goals: Interventional medicine with academic interest
    • Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, quality time with family and friends 

    Department of Internal Medicine

  • Primavera, Tyler, D.O. (PGY3): Internal Medicine

    Tyler PrimaveraTyler Primavera D.O. (PGY3)

    • Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
    • Hometown: Provo, UT
    • Career Goals: Hospitalist, considering a fellowship in Pulm/Critical Care
    • Hobbies: Soccer, dirt biking, mountain biking, skateboarding, snowboarding, taming sloths and crafting with glitter

    Department of Internal Medicine

  • Proshkina, Elena, M.D. (PGY3): Internal Medicine (Primary Care Track)

    Elena Proshkina M.D. Primary Care Track
    Elena Proshkina M.D. (PGY3)

    • Medical School: Kharkiv National Medical University
    • Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
    • Career Goals: Considering fellowship in an outpatient specialty.
    • Hobbies: Trying new food, music, and art.

    Department of Internal Medicine

  • Psoinos, Daniel, D.O. (PGY3): Psychiatry

    Daniel Psoinos D.O. (PGY3)

    • Medical School: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences
    • Graduate College: Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
    • Graduate Degree: M.S. in Safety Science
    • Undergraduate College: University of Montana
    • Undergraduate Degree: B.A. in Psychology
    • Research Interests: social and cultural aspects in mental health, PTSD, veteran’s care
    • Hobbies: family, traveling, exploring the outdoors, fly fishing, road trips

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences